Fiji Time: 8:52 AM on Tuesday 23 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Maroons to recruit players

Zanzeer Singh
Sunday, March 09, 2014

SOME new players are likely to force their way into the Lautoka squad after impressing at a friendly 10s tournament at the Nadovu Park yesterday.

Lautoka Rugby Union executives were forced to turn the 10s tournament into a friendly affair after only a few teams turned up.

Union secretary Salesi Vulakoro said the Maroons would resume training tomorrow afternoon.

Vulakoro said the aim was to improve this year.

"Majority of the teams opted to play in the Lomavata 7s," he said.

"So the teams that turned up played a few games.

"Some players impressed the selectors and they will be drafted into the squad."

Lautoka finished seventh in the Digicel Cup competition last year.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. $30m drug haul
  2. Payout for former TV execs
  3. Dad reunites with daughter
  4. Bleak Christmas for family
  5. Song draws tears at turtle's release
  6. Obey the rules, stay safe and save lives
  7. $150k facility for passengers
  8. Business as usual this Xmas
  9. $60m gold investment
  10. LTA targets taxi permits

Top Stories this Week

  1. TV pair sent home Wednesday (17 Dec)
  2. Justice and sleep at last Thursday (18 Dec)
  3. Clan leader calls for harsher penalties Wednesday (17 Dec)
  4. Court told of baby's tragic end Thursday (18 Dec)
  5. 441 new positions Wednesday (17 Dec)
  6. A-G: Claim ludicrous Friday (19 Dec)
  7. Drunk doctor claim Monday (22 Dec)
  8. Rugby star's emotional celebration with children Thursday (18 Dec)
  9. Axed but at peace Monday (22 Dec)
  10. Years later daughter still feels pain of losing dad Friday (19 Dec)